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    September 27, 2012
    4:30 - 4:55am EDT  

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america this morning. >> have a terrific thursday, you're watching the station that works for you. now, good morning maryland. lock out over, we have learned the nfl has come to an agreement with the professional ref eeries. a -- ref release -- referees. one carroll county commissioner is on a mission to make english the official language of residents there. sounding off on this thursday, i'm charley crowson. >> and i'm megan pringle the weather is going to impact your day as you head out the door this morning. >> we have a check of the forecast what's going on.
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>> the rain is pushing in so they need their umbrella as they head out this morning. picking up on some light as well. we have some thunderstorms across the area. basically in carroll county and frederick county. connie town getting dosed by rain. i-70 is wet this morning. we are going to be seeing more welt weather moving -- wet weather moving off toward the east and all this is sliding towards eldersburg. . speaking of the roadways, let's get a check with lauren cook. . >> carroll county getting hit with heavy rain. if you are traveling in that area, be careful. the jsx will be nice and clear. no delays. everything will remain up to speed traveling through the fort mchenry tunnel and as we check in and take a live look
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outside at the west side of the beltway, liberty road, no problems getting down to 95. no problems on the inner loop toward 95 and clear toward 83. >> after weeks of lengthy delays ask questionable calls, the nfl lockout involving the referees is finally over. we have are learned overnight that the league and the refs have come to an agreement. so what does this mean for tonight's game between the raiders and the browns. >> they will return to work immediately and they will be on the field tonight when baltimore plays host to the winless cleveland browns. news of the deal began circulating shortly after midnight and most analysts say they weren't at all surprised especially when you see the problems that have been mounting on a weekly basis. you had issued from games running longer, replacement refs popping up on facebook wearing their favorite teams
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gear. obviously things came to a head monday night with a botched game ending reception interception call involving the sea hawks and the green way packers. seattle won that game but the greenway defender, he intercepted the ball. we seek improvement in every year including officiating. this agreement will make officiating better. the teams players, and fans want both efficiency and quality in the officiating. that from roger goodell. your deal includes improved pay and pension packages for the referees and they can assign them to games in they choose. the nfl zebras are returning to the field tonight, their first assignment the ravens playing host to the browns.
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4:3 #,33, this morning, two -- 4:33 this morning. two people shot including a child. sherrie johnson joins us with more on this story. do police have a suspect or anything to go on with this shooting. >> reporter: right now, so far baltimore city police officers are searching for a person of interest. this shooting happened around 9:30. a 4-year-old boy and his 33- year-old mother were both shot in the home and it happened about 9:30. officers responded to the 900 block of the gorsuch avenue. police are calling this a domestic shooting. the 4-year-old son was shot in the hip and the mother in the upper arm. neighbors tell abc 2 news that a swat team was called to the same home two weeks ago for an incident. there will be a community
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meeting for the better waiverly community to talk about crime and safety. mary pat clark, state delegates and police officers will be at the meeting to answer questions. it's important to note that this meeting was already planned in advance before this shooting even happened, but you can believe that they probably will be talking about this type of violence going on in their community. reporting live, sherrie johnson abc 2 news. the medical examiner's office is working to identify a body floating in the harbor. they're trying to determine how the person may have died. police recovered the body from the water yesterday and baltimore detectives say they have launched a full investigation. it looked like something you might see on the streets of la, a high speed chase. two teens now in custody. officers from pennsylvania were chasing the duo in a stolen suv yesterday. maryland police jumped in when they crossed state lines.
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they crashed on a speed limit sign in the roland park neighborhood. the university of california offering a settlement in a class action lawsuit involving pepper sprayed students. this is video from last november when the incident occurred. a police officer pepper sprayed students sitting on a pass at close range. they were trying to clear an occupied camp. they have 21 plaintiffs and $31,000 each. while there are many languages spoken in neighborhoods everywhere, a carroll county commissioner says he wants to make english the official language of his county. a public hearing is offered this morning to get input. schumaker says he's proposing that idea because he wants to encourage immigrants to assimilate to american culture.
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schumaker definitely has his critics. >> some folks are accusing us of having white hoods and bigotry. and the fact remains that nothing could be further from the truth. what we're trying to encourage is assimilation. we're all the melting pot. this is the united states of america. that's the objective. >> a spokesperson for the aclu says the ordinance is pointless and mean spirited. today's meeting on that ordinance is set for 1:30. people living in colorado don't know whether to break out the winter coats or keep wearing shorts. a storm system brought rain mix requested snow in higher elevations in denver when temperatures hit around 60 degrees, that was the temperature yesterday and they say by this weekend they can expect to see dry sunny conditions where it will be about 70 degrees weather, so definitely a wild ride in colorado.
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we have video from utah about snow there. isn't this a little premature. >> it happens but it is a little premature, especially in the mountains you can get that. we can be seeing an early winter around here as well. as we look at what's going on around the nation right now, we can see showers and storms breaking ou and kansas. all this is sliding off towards the skies we are working with -- the east and we are working with rain this morning. we have the showers and storms now back this carroll county and also frederick county that will get a break and then we'll see possibly more showers and storms as we go into the afternoon. today is going to be very similar to yesterday. these temperatures this morning nice and mild. don't need the coat. make sure you grab the umbrella. back to you guys. he told them he didn't want any onion, and he meant it. >> what caused a man to land
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behind bars when he showed up the at a restaurant demanding a refund. and a group of high schoolers exercises their civic duties in other ways. how they're getting involved in this year's election. everything is up to speed here at 695. i'll let you know how traffic is shaping up on 95 and 83 coming up on good morning maryland. and jamie costello and i are having an orioles competition to see who can come up with the best team here. go to abc2news.com to watch and vote. please vote for me. stay tuned. much more coming up next.
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thanks for staying with us, news around the nation, a burger with onions has left an oregon man behind bars. he claims he found onions on his burger after leaving the fast food restaurant.
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he asked for a refund and was told he couldn't get one because the burlinger had been eaten. he's facing -- burger had been eating. he's facing harassment and criminal charges an suv crashed through a restaurant in atlanta. emergency workers say someone on the sidewalk and two passengers in the suv were injured. the restaurant wasn't opened when the crash happened. it's not clear what the driver was doing when he crashed into the building. she's 12 years old but knows her way around the pool tables in minnesota. pillarson has been playing pool alongside her dad. and larson is so good at pool she recently one the national title in her age group which qualified her to compete in an international competition in germany. >> we both love the game, and that's the neatest part. we get to spend a lot of time
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together. >> larson is said to be the youngest person in minnesota to win a spot in the world tournament. what a nice day for father daughter bonding. we have a check of the forecast, lauren watching the roads. there were 30,000 fans at the o's game. i guess you want to be careful. >> prepare. >> i'm sure it will be congested down by the yard. did you guys watch any of the games. i think there were 8 home runs. it was incredible. hopefully they can keep it up as they take on the sox. >> the weather turned out to be pretty good for a while. >> remember yesterday we started out with storms in the morning. we got a little bit of a break. it warmed up in the afternoon. this is what i'm expecting for today. we could see a shower in the afternoon. not going to rule that out as
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we play the ravens tonight at 8:o 20. we could see rain in the forecast but i don't think any thunderstorms so that's good news. speaking of the rain, that's exactly what we're getting this morning and speaking of thunderstorms, we're getting that around carroll county and frederick county. if your travels are taking you to the north, you can see a big batch of rain in pennsylvania now. temperature wise, quite mild this morning. once again close to 70 degrees in bradensburg. still waiting for the cold front to move through. still back off to the north and west. until this moves through we won't have any type of clearing. it looks a little bit better now for saturday. we thought that some showers and storms were still going to be lingerrering around. that front will start to clear out a -- lingering around. that front will start to clear out a little bit. and maybe a spotty shower or two as we go into the afternoon.
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r more showers on friday possible and saturday looks a little bit better. the high today coming in around 80 degrees. temperatures above average, 62 and mild by tonight. tomorrow 76 degrees and here's that 7-day forecast for you as we will bring the showers back in as the o's play on sunday. let's get a check of the abc 2 news time saver traffic. >> carroll county getting hit hard with rain. if you are traveling in the area. be careful the roads are going to be slick. and if you are traveling in hartford county, we have emergency construction on ruth route 1. if you are using 95, no delays from hartford county to white marsh. here's down at 395. not much activity, there are no delays traveling through the fort mchenry tunnel. not too many cars out there just yet. so it will be an easy ride all
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the way down to the beltway and it will remain clear as you get onto the jfx. time 4:45 and five things you need to know on this thursday. mothers against drunk driving and victims and survivors of drunk driving crashes will be in dc. lieutenant governor anthony brown and health officials are taking part in health care reform today and to discuss maryland's health benefits plan and select the state's benchmark plans. a pavilion and pedestrian bridge being unveiled today as part of the 6 million-dollar renovation project. today's event includes an art exhibit called off the wall. nasa is holding a news conference today to talk about the findings from the curiosity rover. we also have the wildly
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popular harry potter series is growing up. jk rollings book exclusively for adults hits stores today. one of the big questions on the november ballot this year is going to be what they call the maryland dream acts. >> it would help undocumented immigrants go to college on instate tuition rates. and high schoolers are knocking on doors helping to drum up support for the dream act. >> our students are passionate about the dream act because they believe and we believe that every child this maryland deserves a high quality education. >> opponents of the measure say that illegal immigrants should not be allowed to pay instate tuition because they're not legal citizens. >> if you receive social security benefits or any kind of that, we'll talk about a new
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target that scams people who get those benefit thes. and we'll have some of the biggest orioles fans, the kids. we'll hear from them when good morning maryland continues.
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the orioles came back with a vengeance last night against the toronto blue jays crushing them 12-2. chris davis and manny had two home runs a piece and tied a franchise record dating back almost 50 years and almost in the 80s, 7 home runs in the game. they remain a game and a half behind the yankees for the al east division league and keep a half game lead on the a's and play the red sox this weekend and it's important to keep that spot in the wild card race
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because if there's a play off it will be played here. and more and more of the birds continue the best season in more than a decade. there are a lot of fans routeing for the orioles and a lot of fresh young faces. >> reporter: america's pass time is being passed down. >> i think we're getting a lot younger. >> all f o -- all of them had their orioles gear on. >> reporter: the faces of our youth have become fresh again. >> i think the crowd is stoked. >> it's fun to be here. >> reporter: the crowd is young. it's excited. >> we have young people like myself and my friend nicole here, and then we have people that are my dad's age hanging out. >> i think even the old people are coming back around. >> reporter: a year ago, these two were the only ones in their section, a picture proves it.
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>> the orioles should learn a lesson, you have fans bring in whole families for the 8-dollar promotion where you would have empty seats tonight. >> reporter: the guys can feel it. >> the fans are coming out of the wood work, they seem to be coming back. >> reporter: the program guy can feel it. >> oh, yeah, much younger kids. >> reporter: wake up, you don't want to miss this. >> the young kids ain't seen a win. >> reporter: two dogs, a beer, and o's baseball. >> two dogs a beer and o's baseball,. >> what could be better. >> we are looking for the ultimate orioles fan. this is awesome. submit your picture for the amazing fan photo contest. you have until tomorrow to enter. we're going to put the photos on the web site and let viewers
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pick the biggest orioles fan and they will get the ultimate gift certificate to the zone. get ready for an early winter and before you shake your fist, not coming from lynette, this is coming from baltimore bill, the blue crab. he walked the plank yesterday, at the new world of flavor store. you have two choices, a warm fall or an early winter. sadly he ran to old man winter, and means he's coming soon. lynette thinks the same thing. >> he did not waste time. >> i wonder if he was listening to me yesterday. >> probably he was like get me out of this crazy contraption. >> you know you were down there and you were watching, you were taking notes. >> exactly. >> have to be in line with bill. >> bill is the end all, be all, so get ready to bundle up because it's going to be cold.
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>> bill knows what he's talking about but today we have a shiver. we need the rain gear because we have some thunderstorms coming in across the area this morning. we can see what's going on right now in maryland's most powerful radar, zooming into some of these areas, heavy downpours across westminster, and union bridge, all sliding off towards the east. having light rain, bearing down the heavier rain and the lightning going to be moving into that area? just a matter of -- in just a matter of moments. we're getting heavier rain and thunderstorms along i-83 is soaked this morning so be prepared for that. if you can head out a little bit later that's going to be a good thing. the kids heading to the bus stop, it is going to be mild and the showers and storms still possible this afternoon. let's get a check of the time saver traffic with lauren cook. as you mentioned we're dealing with lot of rain